Sociology Schools In North Carolina

North Carolina has 39 accredited sociology schools where sociology faculty who teach sociology classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the sociology academic community in North Carolina, and the future trends in sociology training at the following levels:

  • Sociology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Sociology
  • Bachelors degree in Sociology
  • Masters degree in Sociology
  • PhD degree in Sociology


Schools

  1. Appalachian State University

    Boone, North Carolina 28608

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  2. Belmont Abbey College

    100 Belmont-Mt Holly Road, Belmont, North Carolina 28012-1802

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  3. Catawba College

    2300 W Innes St, Salisbury, North Carolina 28144

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  4. Davidson College

    102 N. Main Street, Davidson, North Carolina 28035

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  5. Duke University

    103 Allen Bldg, Durham, North Carolina 27708

    10 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. East Carolina University

    East 5th Street, Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4353

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Elizabeth City State University

    1704 Weeksville Rd, Elizabeth City, North Carolina 27909

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  8. Elon University

    100 Campus Drive, Elon, North Carolina 27244-2010

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  9. Fayetteville State University

    1200 Murchison Rd, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301-4298

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  10. Gardner-Webb University

    Main St, Boiling Springs, North Carolina 28017-0997

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  11. Greensboro College

    815 W Market St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401-1875

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  12. Guilford College

    5800 W Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, North Carolina 27410-4108

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  13. High Point University

    833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, North Carolina 27262-3598

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  14. Lees-McRae College

    275 College Drive, Banner Elk, North Carolina 28604-0128

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  15. Lenoir-Rhyne University

    625 7th Avenue NE, Hickory, North Carolina 28601

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  16. Livingstone College

    701 W Monroe St, Salisbury, North Carolina 28144

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  17. Mars Hill College

    100 Athletic St, Mars Hill, North Carolina 28754

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  18. Meredith College

    3800 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607-5298

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  19. Methodist University

    5400 Ramsey St, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311-1420

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  20. Mount Olive College

    634 Henderson St, Mount Olive, North Carolina 28365-0919

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  21. North Carolina A & T State University

    1601 E Market St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27411

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  22. University of North Carolina at Asheville

    One University Hts, Asheville, North Carolina 28804-8510

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  23. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    103 South Bldg Cb 9100, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. University of North Carolina at Charlotte

    9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28223-0001

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  25. University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    1000 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402-6170

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  26. North Carolina Central University

    1801 Fayetteville Street, Durham, North Carolina 27707

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  27. North Carolina State University at Raleigh

    2101 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7001

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  28. North Carolina Wesleyan College

    3400 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804

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  29. University of North Carolina-Wilmington

    601 South College Road, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403-5963

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  30. University of North Carolina at Pembroke

    One University Drive, Pembroke, North Carolina 28372-1510

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  31. Pfeiffer University

    48380 Hwy 52n, Misenheimer, North Carolina 28109-0960

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  32. Saint Augustines College

    1315 Oakwood Avenue, Raleigh, North Carolina 27610-2298

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  33. Salem College

    601 S Church St, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27101

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  34. Shaw University

    118 East South Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601

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  35. Wake Forest University

    1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27106

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  36. Warren Wilson College

    701 Warren Wilson Rd, Swannanoa, North Carolina 28778-2099

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  37. Wingate University

    220 North Camden Road, Wingate, North Carolina 28174-0159

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  38. Winston-Salem State University

    601 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27110-0001

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  39. Western Carolina University

    Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723-9646

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Sociology Employment

North Carolina 900
National 21,140

Of all of the sociology professionals that work in the US, approximately 4% work in North Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Sociology professionals In North Carolina

660 740 830 910 900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In North Carolina, sociology is a growing field. In North Carolina, 240 more sociology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of sociology has grown by 36% in North Carolina. This growth is faster than the national trend for sociology professionals which shows a 8% increase in the number of sociology professionals working around the nation.

Sociology VS. All Professions salaries in North Carolina

$57,410 $54,245 $56,235 $31,445 $65,755
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of sociology professionals is growing, the salaries paid to sociology professionals are increasing in North Carolina. In 2006 sociology professionals made a mean salary of $57,410 per year, and in 2010 they made $65,755 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in North Carolina

10th percentile
$37,865
25th percentile
$44,505
50th percentile
$55,245
75th percentile
$76,870
90th percentile
$113,495

This represents a 13% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In North Carolina state, within the field of sociology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid sociology professionals earn 200% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Counseling
$46,720
Criminology
$51,090
Forensic Psychology
$75,055
Mental Health
$36,142
Organizational Psychology
$102,080
Psychology
$84,063
School Psychology
$63,120
Sociology
$65,755
Sports Psychology
$63,120

In North Carolina, sociology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Sociology programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina

associate
1
bachelor
39
master
9
doctor
3
Certificate
2
Total54

The number of students graduating from the 39 accredited sociology schools in North Carolina is decreasing. In 2006, 1,017 students graduated from sociology courses in North Carolina. And in 2010, 1,014 students graduated.

This represents a 0% decrease in the number of sociology degree or certificate school graduates in North Carolina state. Most of these graduates, or 72%, earned an bachelor's degree in sociology.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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